Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to the bone from the missing... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account... Read more »

Rebranding Your Smile: Gingivitis Prevention and Care

Did you know that gingivitis is an early stage of gum disease? Gum disease, also frequently referred to as periodontal disease, refers to a gum tissue infection that if left untreated, can progress to the point that tooth loss is possible. Due to the fact that gum disease progresses over a period of many years,… Read more »

Mouthwash Choices for Your Smile

There are many choices to choose from when it comes to mouthwash. The question then becomes, how do you know which mouthwash is right for you? The good news is you are in luck, because our dental team is happy to explain the differences to you, so you know which option is right for you… Read more »

Tartar Removal Takes a Professional Cleaning

Dental calculus is the technical term for what is more commonly referred to as tartar, the crusty, yellow deposit that forms on the teeth when you neglect regular oral hygiene. It comes about when plaque builds up and hardens after being unaddressed for 48 hours or more. Once it occurs, there is no amount of… Read more »

How to Choose Between Waxed and Unwaxed Floss

We encourage you to floss every day to clean your teeth and gums and remove any lingering particles from your smile. While antiseptic mouthwash can help dislodge these particles, flossing has been proven as the proper way to clear your smile of any plaque and food particles. Choosing a floss product comes with options such… Read more »

Super Smiles and Plaque Prevention

Taking care of your smile includes several aspects of your oral health care. Not only do you need to make sure that you’re continually cleaning out your mouth and removing any debris and food particles within it, but you’ll also need it inspect aspects of your lifestyle and your diet to ensure that various oral… Read more »

The Best Smiles are Built with Toothbrushing Techniques

Optimum oral health consists of always making sure they are teeth are cleaned in your mouth effectively and safely with a tool designed for doing so. Not all brushes work in the same manner, and some are more effective than others. If you routinely suffer from muscle pain or joint weakness or you are getting… Read more »

How You Can Keep Your Smile Safe From Gum Disease

You may know that gum disease is a harmful gum infection that can cause lost gum tissue, teeth and bone, but did you know that most adults across the nation have some form of the disease? Many patients don’t seek treatment for gum disease in its early stages, despite the fact that this is very… Read more »